Currently Browsing: October 19, 2018

Maryam Keshavarz’s ‘Viper Club’ vividly captures mother’s nightmare

Susan Sarandon stars as Helen, the mother of an adult son (Julian Morris) and journalist whose been kidnapped by a terrorist group. Forced by government to remain silent in the face of ransom demands, she turns to her son’s internet community of journalists for support.


‘What They Had’ tells a story of family with an undercurrent of feminism

It may not be past Halloween yet, but we probably already have the holiday family tearjerker of the year. In January of this year, writer-director Elizabeth Chomko (a playwright and actress) premiered her family drama What They Had to Sundance Film Festival audiences.